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On this page, you will find original articles, commentary, and blog posts written by VNC networkers and allies. If you have a piece exploring the connections between culture, rights and gender-based violence, and would like to contribute your work please write us at: info@violenceisnotourculture.org

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Redefining the Burqa: A Reflection from Afghanistan

January 13, 2012

This post is by Michelle Risinger and is a part of the Culture and Human Rights series (Part II).

My Life of Violence

January 13, 2012

This post is by Mindy Stokes and is a part of the Culture and Human Rights series (Part II).

The Horror Show: Crimes Against Women Around the World

January 13, 2012

This post is by Madeline Mendoza and is a part of the Culture and Human Rights series (Part II).

Rangkaian KAMPANYE 16 HARI ANTI KEKERASAN TERHADAP PEREMPUAN

December 7, 2011

Betapa indahnya hidup kita sebagai perempuan jika berjalan tengah malam mengenakan fasilitas publik tanpa ancaman diperkosa. Betapa nyamannya keseharian kita mengenakan apapun juga tanpa takut diadili dengan siapapun. Betapa surganya setiap waktu kita jika kita dapat melakukan secara merdeka tentu tanpa mengganggu orang lain. Namun barisan kalimat di atas hanya terus menjadi khayalan selama was-was terus ada.

Shirkat Gah Commemorates 16 Days of Activism

December 7, 2011

Shirkat Gah has collaborated with 31 partner Community Based Organizations across four provinces of Pakistan in 26 districts to celebrate 16 Days of Activism campaign this year.

بيان حملة ال16 يوم لمناهضة العنف ضد المرأة

December 7, 2011

 

ونحن نحتفي بحملة ال16 يوماً لمناهضة العنف ضد المرأة التي تجسد الارتباط الوثيق بين مناهضة العنف ضد المرأة وتعزيز وحماية حقوق الانسان باسم منظمات المجتمع المدني نحي النساء في العالم، التحية لكل النشطاء في الدفاع عن حقوق المرأة، التحية للمنظمات الدولية التي ظلت تقدم الدعم والمناصرة لبرامج حماية حقوق المرأة، ونخص بالتحية  المرأة  السودانية والرائدات  اللائي مهدن لنا الدروب، والنساء اللائي يملأن الساحات والبيوت بالعطاء الصبور ويشاركن في الدفع بالمجتمع للأمام

 

Baidarie Sialkot Commemorates 16 Days of Activism

December 7, 2011

Baidarie Salkot has a number of activities planned to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women.

Solidaritas Perempuan Commemorates the 16 Days of Activism

December 7, 2011

Solidaritas Perempuan is a woman's rights organization that is currently organizing a campaign series 'Women Without Worries' to commemorate the 16 days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women. The campaign involves harnessing students’ enthusiasm to stop violence against women, whether on campus or in the surroundings areas. Solidaritas Perempuan supports students as agents of change in their work to campaign against violence on campus.

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